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Colloquium: Nowcasting Gentrification Using Airbnb Data

18 October 2021. Monday. 3PM. London Time. Hybrid (zoom and facet-to-face). Room Colln CG15. Title Nowcasting Gentrification Using Airbnb Data Speaker Giovanni Quattrone, Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, London Abstract Census data fails to measure neighbourhood change in real-time since it is usually updated every ten years. This work shows that Airbnb data can […]

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  Middlesex Computer Science Colloquium is the monthly departmental computer science colloquium of Middlesex University, London. It is organised by Can Baskent.

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Colloquium: Quantum-like Contextuality and Ambiguity in Natural Language

1 June 2021. Tuesday. 3 PM. London Time. On Zoom. Title Quantum-like Contextuality and Ambiguity in Natural Language Speaker Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Department of Computer Science, University College London Abstract Language is contextual as meanings of words are dependent on their contexts. Contextuality is,  concomitantly, a well-defined concept in quantum mechanics where it is considered a major resource for […]

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Colloquium: Bitcoin Alchemy

4 May 2021. Tuesday. 3 PM. London Time. On Zoom. Title Bitcoin Alchemy Speaker Andrew M. Bailey, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Yale-NUS College, Singapore Abstract If there’s one thing ordinary people know about bitcoin the asset, it’s that it has a price, and that the price is up (or down, as the case may be). […]

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Colloquium: Data-Driven Service Computing: Managing Information Services in the era of Big Data and Internet of Things

2 March 2021. Tuesday. 3PM. London time. On Zoom. Title Data-Driven Service Computing: Managing Information Services in the era of Big Data and Internet of Things Speaker Lu Liu, School of Informatics, University of Leicester, UK. Abstract  Given the recent proliferation in the number of smart devices connected to the Internet, the era of Internet of Things […]

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Colloquium: When Humans and Computers Come Together: A New or Resurged Old Research Paradigm?

2 February 2021. Tuesday. 3PM. London time. On Zoom. Title When Humans and Computers Come Together: A New or Resurged Old Research Paradigm? Speaker Shujin Li, School of Computing, University of Kent, UK. Abstract  In this talk the speaker will talk about his personal observation and thoughts on a range of newly emerged research topics and concepts […]

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Colloquium: “Cell Assembly-based Task Analysis”

5 January 2021. Tuesday. 3PM. London time. On Zoom. Title Cell Assembly-based Task Analysis (CAbTA) Speakers Dan Diaper, DDD Systems & Chris Huyck, Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, London Abstract  Based on an Artificial Neural Network model, Cell Assembly-based Task Analysis is a new method that outputs a task performance model composed of integrated mind-brain […]

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Colloquium: “A Panel discussion on algorithms and society”

1 December 2020. Tuesday. 3pm. London Time. On Zoom. Title Mapping the Public Debate on Ethical Concerns: Algorithms in Mainstream Media Speaker Balbir S. Barn, Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, London. Abstract Algorithms are in the mainstream media news on an almost daily basis. Their context is invariably artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning […]

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Colloquium: “Human-Centred Algorithms”

3 November 2020. Tuesday. 3PM. London Time. On Zoom. Title Human-Centred Algorithms Speaker B.L. William Wong, Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Middlesex University London, and Professor-in-Residence, Genetec, Inc. Abstract In this talk I will discuss some of the ethical problems that researchers have come to observe about the use of black-box algorithms, how we have interpreted them to make […]